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The Company You Keep (2012)

R  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  26 April 2013 (USA)
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A former Weather Underground activist goes on the run from a journalist who has discovered his identity.

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After years in hiding, ex-Weather Underground militant, Nick Sloan aka Jim Grant, learns about his old compatriot's arrest for a bank robbery turned deadly in the 1970s, which he is wanted for as an accomplice. This puts the ambitious young local reporter, Ben Shepard, on the scent of a story that exposes Nick as well. As such, Nick goes on the run while taking his daughter to safety. With that accomplished, Nick stays one step ahead of the FBI while pursuing a faint hope to clear his name. Meanwhile, Shepard digs deeper into the case himself as he discovers the true complexities of another times' determined ideals even as Nick faces their consequences with another. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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You can't escape the past

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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$131,718 (USA) (5 April 2013)

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$5,132,442 (USA) (26 July 2013)
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Ben Shepard: I'm not trying to offend you, Mr. Grant.
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Best Movie I've seen in a while...
17 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Being a child of the times this movie was about, I cannot say enough about the authenticity of the feelings of those portrayed in the film. An important movie of a time lost, to the "new" technology of the gen-X. No cell phones, no computers. Our communication was with actual feelings and underground, unheard, simple word of mouth to those whose cares were for a better world, without war. That we were unheard at the time caused the radical behavior of some who put their lives on the line for some kind of justice to happen. We can't be the great Country that we are without paying some kind of price. There is no free lunch. And as we are all beginning to notice some of us don't have a lunch to eat, still. Make a difference. Stop tweeting and start feeding.


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